Despite its successes, LIHTC has also inhibited or simply failed to incentivize innovative design strategies that improve health outcomes of residents and their communities.
New analysis from BPC shows that the LIHTC has the potential to improve health and potentially reduce costs. Join us for a panel discussion on leveraging LIHTC policy.
BPC’s new report explores the potential links between LIHTC projects and health outcomes as well as examines innovative ways to leverage LIHTC policy to improve health, research gaps, and federal policy implications.
The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit has helped to finance roughly 3 million affordable rental units, which have served approximately 7 million low-income households.
The new administration and Congress should make additional investments in federal rental assistance programs and affordable rental supply a priority.
Policymakers have an opportunity to forge an enduring bipartisan consensus on affordable rental housing. There is more agreement between the two political parties than one might think. The question is whether lawmakers can find the political will to devote to the effort and the resources to make significant progress.
Two bipartisan bills have been introduced in Congress that closely align with recommendations released this week by BPC’s Senior Health and Housing Task Force.
Organizations across the health and housing sectors have expressed their support for BPC’s recommendations.